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bug#35590: Emacs info can't open info manuals

From: Mark H Weaver
Subject: bug#35590: Emacs info can't open info manuals
Date: Sun, 05 May 2019 22:26:15 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)


sirgazil <address@hidden> writes:

> I can't open info manuals in an Emacs freshly installed in my GNU
> system installed in a real machine using the ISO installer
> (https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/guix/guix-system-install-1.0.0.x86_64-linux.iso.xz).
> ## Steps to reproduce
> 1. guix install emacs
> 2. Start Emacs.
> 3. M-x info Enter.
> 4. m Guix Enter (or any other manual).
> ## Unexpected result
> The manual is not displayed, and the minibuffer says:
>     Uncompression program 'sh' not found

This is surprising.  On a Guix system, sh is unconditionally installed
in /bin/sh.  If you type M-x getenv PATH RET in Emacs, does the
displayed string include /bin?  Does M-! sh RET show an error?


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